Spring Valley Sales Co. was founded in 1979 by Richard “Dick” Schwade in Spring Valley, Minnesota. What once started as a full-time livestock auction facility eventually transformed into a complete farm and home auction business.
In 2022 Kevin & Mindy Grabau purchased Spring Valley Sales Co. from Dick & Julie Schwade. Kevin and Mindy continue to sell everything from the farm to the home, including the real estate. The company’s goals have been, and continue to be, to assist you as a client in marketing and selling your assets, all through effective and expedited selling methods, combined with the continued tradition of innovation, integrity and superior service in mind. Our goal is simple; yielding you the highest possible potential value of your real estate, farm, business and personal property.
To best service you as a potential seller we offer complete Auction Services including Live-Onsite and Online Auctions. We provide comprehensive marketing programs along with innovative Technology with top notch Personnel and Auctioneers.
Our goal is to insure that your auction will be a successful one
and for your consideration we make these commitments to you:
- Being Prepared
- Product Knowledge
- Disclosure of Terms and Conditions
- Marketing Strategy
- Honest and Integrity
- Competitive and Qualified Staff
- Professional Experienced Auctioneer
Owner/Lead Auctioneer/Licensed Realtor in MN
Kevin has been in the auction industry in some capacity for the past 35 years, 30 of which he has been an Auctioneer. Kevin is your point of contact for all things auction.
Owner/Licensed Broker-Realtor in MN and IA
Mindy clerks at the live sales and runs the online auctions. Mindy also is our go-to for marketing, advertising, and all things technology.
If you are wondering what your property may be worth, Mindy is your person. She studies the real estate market many times daily and is in contact with many resources in the real estate market – lenders, appraisers, investors, etc.